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ski

 (skē)
n. pl. skis
1.
a. One of a pair of long flat runners of plastic, metal, or wood that curve upward in front and may be attached to a boot for gliding or traveling over snow.
b. A water ski.
2. Something that is used as a runner on a vehicle: a helicopter with skis for landing on snow and ice.
v. skied, ski·ing, skis
v.intr.
To travel or glide on skis, especially as a sport.
v.tr.
To travel or glide over on skis: ski a mountain slope.
Idiom:
over one's skis
Hasty, rash, or overambitious.

[Norwegian, from Old Norse skīdh, stick, snowshoe; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

ski′a·ble adj.
ski′er n.

ski•er

(ˈski ər)

n.
a person who skis.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skier - someone who skisskier - someone who skis      
athlete, jock - a person trained to compete in sports
langlaufer - a cross-country skier
ski jumper - a skier who leaps through the air (especially on a ski jump)
Translations
lyžař-ka
skiløber
hiihtäjä
skijašskijašica
síelősízõ
skíîamaîur
スキーヤー
스키 타는 사람
lyžiar
smučar
skidåkare
ผู้เล่นสกี
người đi trượt tuyết

skier

[ˈskɪːəʳ] Nesquiador(a) m/f

skier

[ˈskiːər] nskieur/euse m/f

skier

nSkiläufer(in) m(f), → Skifahrer(in) m(f)

skier

[ˈskiːəʳ] nsciatore/trice

ski

(skiː) noun
one of a pair of long narrow strips of wood etc that are attached to the feet for gliding over snow, water etc.
verbpresent participle ˈskiing ; past tense, past participle skied (skiːd)
to travel on or use skis especially as a leisure activity. He broke his leg when he was skiing.
ski-
of or for the activity of skiing. ski-suits; ski-jump.
ˈskier noun
The slope was crowded with skiers.
ˈskiing noun
Skiing is her favourite sport; (also adjective) a skiing holiday.
ˈski jump noun
1. a competition between skiers to see who will jump furthest off a steep slope.
2. a steep snow-covered slope before a sharp drop, to help skiers leap into the air.
ˈski jumper noun
ˈski jumping noun
ˈski lift noun
a cable system with chairs for carrying skiers up a slope.
ˈski pole noun
one of the two poles that skiers hold in their hands and use while skiing.
ˈski resort noun
a place that has the facilities for skiing, where people go to ski especially on holidays.
ˈski slope noun
a snowy slope where people can ski.
ˈski run noun
a slope or a track for skiing.
ˈski track/trail noun
a ski run; a path taken by skiers.
ˈski tow noun
a ski lift; a cable system for pulling skiers up a slope.

skier

مُتَزَلِّج lyžař skiløber Skifahrer σκιέρ esquiador hiihtäjä skieur skijaš sciatore スキーヤー 스키 타는 사람 skiër skiløper narciarz esquiador лыжник skidåkare ผู้เล่นสกี kayakçı người đi trượt tuyết 滑雪者
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